Simpson Strong-Tie Quik Drive® System Reduces Operator Fatigue and Increases Efficiency

Pre-Solution Application The client, a manufacturer of electrical component enclosures, was constructing pallets for shipment of their products utilizing bulk screws and a battery-operated impact drill.  This method was extremely time consuming and labor intensive causing worker fatigue due to poor ergonomics. The R.V. Evans' Value Added Solutions After performing a Site Needs Analysis and … Continue reading Simpson Strong-Tie Quik Drive® System Reduces Operator Fatigue and Increases Efficiency

Lift Table “Elevates” Productivity for High Temperature Masonry Brick Manufacturer

Pre-Solution Application The client, a manufacturer of high temperature masonry bricks, has a dedicated staging area in their facility to hand load bricks onto pallets for shipment.  They had to dedicate the use of a fork truck to elevate the pallets up to the proper loading height. The R.V. Evans' Value Added Solution After performing … Continue reading Lift Table “Elevates” Productivity for High Temperature Masonry Brick Manufacturer

Safety and Savings

Making sure a workplace is meeting safety standards can be expensive, but a good safety program can save $4 to $6 for every $1 invested. By using this calculator from the OSHA website, one can estimate costs associated with workplace injuries and see just how much more revenue is needed to cover costs. When using … Continue reading Safety and Savings

Ergonomics and How We Can Help

According to Merriam-Webster, ergonomics is a science that deals with designing and arranging things so that people can use them easily and safely.  Although the R&D departments of manufacturers are sure to design all of their products to fit into this mold, they unfortunately don't have the time or the resources to make sure that … Continue reading Ergonomics and How We Can Help